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Case Challenging Georgia Runoff Elections Dismissed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed one of the last remaining lawsuits challenging the 2021 Georgia Senate runoff elections. The suit, filed by pro-Trump lawyer and conspiracy theorist L. Lin Wood ahead of the runoff elections, challenged multiple aspects of the elections, including signature verification procedures, the early processing of mail ballots and the use of electronic voting machines.

Senate Democrats To Hold Field Hearing on Voting Rights in Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Rules Committee will head to Georgia next month to hold their first field hearing in 20 years. The hearing will focus on “recently enacted legislation to restrict voting in the state and the need for basic federal standards to protect the freedom to vote,” according to a statement from the Senate Rules Committee Chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

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